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Veterinarian Assistant

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NEXT SESSION: SEPTEMBER 2, 2021 *HYBRID COURSE*

*This will be a hybrid course. This means that there are scheduled class meeting times for students to utilize Zoom and access live instruction online, as well as some in-person sessions*

This comprehensive 90-hour program will provide students with the foundation of working with and caring for small animals to prepare them for entry level positions in the animal care field. Students will familiarize themselves with medical terminology, anatomy, physiology, animal husbandry, office procedures, and client services. Special emphasis will be placed on safety of the patient and veterinary staff, along with moral advocacy for the animal or pet. The laboratory component will include demonstrations, practice on models, and hands on instruction.This course will be broken into two components: 

  • Part 1: 60 hours of classroom instruction, lab exercises, and hands-on training
  • Part 2: 30 - 60 hours of internship at a neighboring animal hospital, clinic, or veterinarian office

 

COURSE SCHEDULE

September 2, 2021 - November 9, 2021 | Tuesdays and Thursdays |  6 - 9:00PM

 

COST: $1,000

This does not include the cost of text books. We accept checks, money orders, credit and debit cards. Financial aid is not available.

 

PREREQUISITES 

High School Diploma or GED/HiSET

 

REGISTRATION STEPS 

1) Sign up for an Info Session 

There are day and evening options available.

2) Take an Assessment (if applicable)

Complete this short survey to determine whether you need to take an assessment. If you are required to take an assessment, email cwd@rcc.mass.edu for the link to sign up.

3) Submit your Application 

Students are required to upload a resume with their application. You can complete the application HERE.

4) Interview

Once your application is reviewed, the Program Manager will reach out to you about scheduling a 15-minute phone interview.

5) Complete the Registration Form

 

REGISTRATION DEADLINE

August 15

*Please note, registration closes when enrollment reaches capacity*

 

FOR MORE INFORMATION

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Download the Flyer                    Complete our Interest Form                              Sign up for an Info Session. Day and Evening times are available.


CONTACT INFO

Email: cwd@rcc.mass.edu
Phone:  Calendly.com/rcclmiller

*This is a non-credit course and runs subject to enrollment. We encourage early registrations.*